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August 1st, 2007

Richard Clarke: Computers Are Best Friend Of Progress, And Security Its Worst Enemy

The convergence of different technology disciplines -- IT, robotics, nanotech, and so forth -- has already begun, and "that's going to change the nature of the society we're in -- in your lifetime," added Clarke, chief counterterrorism adviser on the U.S. National Security Council during portions of the Bill Clinton and George W. Bush administrations and currently chairman of Good Harbor Consulting.

Nanotechnology is "the ultimate machine-human interface," Clarke said, referring to tiny machines that have the potential clean out veins and detect diseases.


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